Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs. Blind. Shared a stake with Laverock who chatted with him during their ordeal.
Person | Male Died 15/5/1556
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The event on 27 June 1556 was a big draw: "These 11 men and 2 women were brou...
Monk at London Charterhouse. Executed at Tyburn.
Sir William Stanley
Soldier who fought in the Wars of the Roses. Born Lancashire. Originally a Yorkist, he switched sides and in 1485 fought at Bosworth Field for Tudor Henry VII, for which he was appointed Lord Cha...
Monk at London Charterhouse. Nephew of the Richard Beere who was Abbot of Glastonbury. Became a Carthusian in February 1523. Taken to Newgate Prison, chained and left to starve to death though ther...
Protestant martyr burned at Smithfield.
Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex
Born Herefordshire. Related via the Boleyn family to Queen Elizabeth I. Married a daughter of Sir Francis Walsingham. Became a favourite of the Queen. However he performed badly as Lord Lieuten...